Michel Bourin has held the position of Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Nantes since 1985. After completing his pharmacist and medical training at Tours University he was awarded degrees in Neuropsychopharmacology, clinical pharmacology and general pharmacology in Paris and completed his psychiatric training in Nantes. Since 1988, Professor Bourin has been Head of Research: Neurobiology of Anxiety and Depression. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Edmonton (Alberta) since 1995 and visiting Professor at University of Craiova (Romania). He is Doctor Hononoris Causa of the University of Tartu (Estonia) and University of Craiova (Romania) He is now Psychiatrist in a centre for mental handicapped adults in Montredon (near Narbonne) He has published more than 300 original papers in the field of psychopharmacology and more than 250 educational/review papers both in French and English.
Brian Buckley is a professor belongs to Rutgers University , New Jersey , United States. The focus of Brian Buckley’s research is to bring environmental contaminant measurement following disasters or in support of prevention programs to protect populations at risk. He also is involved with the development of new technologies and training stakeholders to facilitate these measurements under difficult conditions. The technological development is focused on sensor development for field measurements that can be made in real time. He has been conducting work in Thailand, Puerto Rico, and New Jersey.
Dr. Naranjan Dhalla is a Distinguished Professor, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba. He served for 19 years as Founding Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at the St. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, Canada. He has been working in the field of Experimental Cardiology with a focus on pathophysiology and pharmacology of cardiac dysfunction. He was one of the first investigators to identify membrane defects during the development of heart disease. He has published 819 full length papers, which are cited more than 26,000 times in addition to editing 56 books, and training 163 fellows and graduate students in biochemical and molecular medicine. As Secretary General and then President during 1972-1996, he developed the International Society for Heart Research for promoting cardiovascular research.
Dr. Raffaele Pezzani is both a biologist and a physician with a PhD in Neuroscience.He is an assistant professor at the University of Padova,Italy.He has over 70 scientific publications that have more than 1000 citations.He has been serving as an editorial board member and as an editor of reputed impacted journals.He is the principal investigator of his research group in Padova,having a long lasting and effective experience (more than 20 years)in biology and medicine. Field of expertise:phytotherapy,endocrynology,oncology,nutraceutics.
Dina A Shokry has completed her bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy in 2009 from Ain Shams University. She completed her master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry from Cairo University in 2013. Currently, she is pursuing her PhD as a member of Dr Waters group for finding alternatives to animal testing at Huddersfield University. She worked as a Teaching Assistant then as an Assistant Lecturer of Analytical Chemistry at Future University. She produced high quality research that was published in several reputed peer reviewed journals. She has presented her work in nine conferences. Her work is focused on developing models for prediction of human intestinal absorption through in vitro-in vivo correlation studies, which has economic impact in the pharmaceutical industry field. She developed prediction models from MLC, solubilization and permeation studies where the obtained in vitro data correlated well with the in vivo absorption data and resulted in two recently published papers.
I am Dr. B. Vaseeharan, my research focuses on Aquatic Animal Health Biotechnology, and Aquatic Toxicology. My research team has sequenced the immune related genes of α2-macroglobulin, β-1, 3-glucan binding protein, serine proteinase, Fein-Penaeidin and penaeidin-3 from various crustaceans along the coastal waters of India. We constructed Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) tagged Vibrio parahaemolyticus (shrimp pathogen) and reported the pathogen interactions and localization in the tissues of Fenneropenaeus indicus, that facilitate real-time monitoring of host–pathogen interactions which is the first report in India. Currently, we are working on the degradation of microplastics and assessing their toxicity in aquatic environments. Similarly, the impact of nanomaterials and pharmaceutical drugs and their adverse effects on aquatic organisms towards their metabolic capacity under-exposure conditions and environmental changes were analysed. Overall, my research work paves way to enhance the immunity, improves stress tolerance, disease resistance and to protect the aquatic environment from toxic pollutants.